UFL Nighthawks to Hold Open Tryouts

The United Football League's Omaha Nighthawks will hold open team tryouts for the 2012 season Saturday, Aug. 18, at the Kroc Center, located at 2825 Y Street.

Registration will begin at 7:30 a.m. Punters, kickers and long snappers will begin their workout at 8 a.m., followed by offensive and defensive linemen at 9:30 a.m.; running backs, tight ends, linebackers and quarterbacks at 11 a.m.; and wide receivers, defensive backs and quarterbacks at 12:30 p.m.

Prospective players should allow ample time to register and warm up prior to their start time. All athletes must sign a waiver of liability to participate. There is a UFL standard fee of $80 for each player. The 40-yard dash and pro shuttle will be timed during the workout, which will take place on a pro-lined artificial sport-turf surface.